The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of WatchGuard products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WatchGuard over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within WatchGuard Technologies, Inc.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WatchGuard
Rank 174 180 183
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +3
Permanent jobs citing WatchGuard 2 16 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.062% 0.40% 0.027%
As % of the Vendors category 0.15% 0.94% 0.061%
Number of salaries quoted 2 16 1
Average salary £32,500 £30,750 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.69% -25.90%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £32,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
WatchGuard
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Vendors Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1309 1704 1640
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 40.29% 42.40% 43.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1091 1453 1401
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

WatchGuard
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WatchGuard across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

WatchGuard Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

WatchGuard
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WatchGuard across the Manchester region.

WatchGuard Salary Trend in Manchester

WatchGuard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing WatchGuard also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WatchGuard.

1 6 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 6 (100.00%) LAN
1 6 (100.00%) WAN
1 6 (100.00%) NetApp
1 6 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 5 (83.33%) HP
2 5 (83.33%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (83.33%) ITIL
3 4 (66.67%) Windows
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco
3 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (66.67%) vSphere
3 4 (66.67%) VMware
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (50.00%) MCTS
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (33.33%) SAN
5 2 (33.33%) Dell
5 2 (33.33%) EMC
5 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (33.33%) Firewall
5 2 (33.33%) Migration
5 2 (33.33%) CCNA
5 2 (33.33%) NCDA
5 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (33.33%) Office 365

WatchGuard
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing WatchGuard also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WatchGuard. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (16.67%) IIS
4 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
4 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) LAN
1 6 (100.00%) WAN
2 5 (83.33%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (33.33%) Firewall
3 2 (33.33%) SAN
4 1 (16.67%) DHCP
4 1 (16.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior IT Support
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Head of IT
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Support
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Data ONTAP
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) MCTS
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (33.33%) CCNA
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (33.33%) NCDA
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (66.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) SnapMirror
1 2 (33.33%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) NetApp
2 5 (83.33%) HP
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco
3 4 (66.67%) VMware
4 2 (33.33%) Dell
4 2 (33.33%) EMC
5 1 (16.67%) Equitrac
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (16.67%) Mitel